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COBE

Cosmic Background Explorer/DIRBE

Product Name
Galactic Plane Maps
Mission
COBE/DIRBE

Description

These maps are subsets of the Solar Elongation = 90 deg Sky Maps designed to facilitate studies of the Galaxy. The maps cover Galactic latitudes |b| < 10 deg at longitudes 30 deg < l < 330 deg and cover |b| < 15 deg elsewhere. The Galactic Plane Maps (all 10 DIRBE bands) are in a single 5.9 MB FITS file.

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Goddard Space Flight Center, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
HEASARC Director: Dr. Alan P. Smale
LAMBDA Director: Dr. Eric R. Switzer
NASA Official: Dr. Eric R. Switzer
Web Curator: Mr. Michael R. Greason